A pair of classics and an old classic car. The Grand Rapids local heads west on the Lakes Sub through Swan River, MN on a warm late spring day.
After blasting through Floodwood, MN the Grand Rapids local kicks it up a notch as they head west down the BNSF Lakes Sub. for Grand Rapids.
Loaded out and ready to head back to Proctor with 144 loads of taconite pellets, the crew on board has the windows open to enjoy the first day of temps in the 60's (above zero!) in months here in ... (more)
A Pair of Geeps in Ex BN and Ex ATSF Paint Lead a Local on the Staples Sub Bound for Northtown Yard.
E-Lead spans the entire right side of Proctor Yard. So many cars are being moved through here that they just built a new secondary Yard Office off to the right near the vehicles, specifically for ... (more)
A westbound grain train crosses the North Fork of the Crow River and heads for a meet at Paynesville, viewed from about 900' AGL.
Former NP RS-11 905 (BN 4185) was purchased in 1988 as a parts source and by 2000 it had done its part to keep the LTV RS-11 fleet running and was about to be scrapped. Two other BN RS-11s were al... (more)
An aerial view of a westbound CP grain train rolling through the small town of Eden Valley, Minnesota.
Just over half of the Norfolk Southern heritage locomotives have been through Minnesota. #11 today was Penn Central 1073.
Penn Central 1072 followed by NS 1000 at University.
Penn Central Heritage approaching Fridley station.
Oil cans departing BNSF Northtown with a fresh crew.
A former passenger geep awaits a call back to service at Shoreham.
Switchers that are not needed and ones requiring repair occupy the whisker tracks at Shoreham.
Milwaukee Road 261 heads by a farm just outside of Bongards, MN as it heads west to Glencoe on the Ex Milwaukee Road Mainline during its test run after a 4 year rebuild.